Category Archives: In the News

In the News: Bush Supports Immigration Overhaul With Legal Status, FDA Proposes New Policy For Gay Men To Donate Blood, Program To Deter Devastating Forest Insect, Hearse With Flag-draped Coffin Left In Parking Lot

By on May 13th, 2015 | Last updated: May 13, 2015 at 12:07 pm

Jeb Bush says voters can be persuaded to support immigration overhaul that includes legal status – Critics say that Jeb Bush’s support for driver licenses for in-state illegal immigrants and in-state tuition rates for the children of illegal immigrants will […]

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In The News: Hernandez Charged With Witness Intimidation, Gator Stompin’ Organizer Files For Bankruptcy, Bush Allies With Non-Profit, Zimmerman Armed In Shooting, Scott Gives Up On Tax Cuts

By and on May 12th, 2015 | Last updated: May 12, 2015 at 3:06 pm

New Charge For Aaron Hernandez: Witness Intimidation – Former New England Patriots and Florida Gators player Aaron Hernandez was indicted Friday by a grand jury on a charge of witness intimidation. Prosecutors said he shot a witness against him in […]

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In The News: States Expecting Budget Deficits, Fatal Orlando Tram Accident, Fowler Wins In Playoff, Tides Threaten Florida Coast, Two Mississippi Officers Slain

By and on May 11th, 2015 | Last updated: May 11, 2015 at 11:43 am

Nearly Half of States Expect to Confront Big Budget Gaps – At least 22 states are facing budget deficits this coming fiscal year. The states have taken precautionary measures to cope with the shortfalls. SaintPetersBlog; Associated Press Man Killed in […]

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In The News: Troops in Baltimore, Duval County Public Schools To Curb Mental Health, Two Hospitalized After Stabbing, Supreme Court Hears Gay and Lesbian Marriage Arguments

By on April 28th, 2015 | Last updated: April 28, 2015 at 2:08 pm

Troops Deployed in Baltimore – Following violent protests, thousands of troops and outside police officers have been deployed to Baltimore. About 200 people were arrested and more than 100 cars were set on fire Monday, officials said. BBC News Duval […]

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In The News: Search For Missing Girl, Man Paralyzed Following Shooting, Stand Your Ground Hearing, Mom Accused Of Severe Child Abuse

By on April 27th, 2015 | Last updated: April 27, 2015 at 1:42 pm

Florida police searching for missing 12-year-old girl – After having been last seen late Saturday night, Florida police are asking for the public’s assistance in finding Morgan Girdhari of Kissimmee. She was last seen walking around a Walmart on Cypress […]

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In The News: Hazing Case Awaits Judgement, Legislature Approves Abortion Bill, Attorney General Confirmed, Gov. Scott To Decide On Growlers

By on April 24th, 2015 | Last updated: April 24, 2015 at 3:09 pm

Prosecutors rest in case for 3 charged in FAMU hazing – The case is awaiting judgement after prosecutors presented the rest of their evidence on Thursday, April 23. Three former Florida A&M band members could face up to 15 years […]

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In The News: Debate Over Supreme Court Ruling, Ex-CIA Chief Sentenced To Probation, Florida Girl Wins $16k For Book, Senate Passes Drone Bill

By on April 24th, 2015 | Last updated: April 24, 2015 at 11:07 am

Officers claim ruling won’t affect local traffic stops – While local law enforcement officers say a U.S. Supreme Court ruling limiting the use of police dogs in traffic stop searches will have little effect, a defense attorney who often represents […]

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In The News: Brevard County Rescinding Tax Breaks, Tampa Bike Laws Under Investigation, Skimmers Found At Gas Stations, Senate Passes Human Trafficking Bill

By and on April 23rd, 2015 | Last updated: April 23, 2015 at 2:30 pm

Brevard considers rescinding tax breaks for companies – Eight companies in Brevard County may get their property tax breaks revoked under a tax incentive program. An annual review reveals that the companies did not meet their promises of job creation and capital […]

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In The News: New Legal Badge Program For Girl Scouts, Rick Scott Talks Medicaid And Budget, Evacuation In Chile After Volcano Eruption, Kissimmee Man Attacks Wife With Knife, Tries To Drown Her

By on April 23rd, 2015 | Last updated: April 23, 2015 at 10:22 am

New Legal Badge Program Started for Girl Scouts – A new Girl Scout program offers scouts the ability to learn about law and civics, while also earning a badge. A mother of three girl scouts, Teresa Finer, created the program. She […]

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In The News: Paid Medical Leave, Yemen Airstrikes Continue, Pillowcased Cottonmouth Bites Man, AARP Rates Alachua, Florida House Approves Abortion Wait-time Bill

By on April 22nd, 2015 | Last updated: April 22, 2015 at 2:48 pm

Is It Time To Make Medical And Family Leave Paid? – Democrats have reintroduced the Family and Medical Insurance Leave Act, a national program that would require employers to cover two-thirds of people’s wages for up to 60 days a […]

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